We’re honouring the German language and culture this week in celebration of the launch of the German version of ThemeKeeper Elements!
We’re honouring the Germany, their language and their culture this week in celebration of the launch of the German version of ThemeKeeper Elements!
Anyone who is anyone in e-commerce and global trade is talking about China. With the world’s largest population and a 21% share of the world’s internet users, China has a habit of obliterating records when it comes to online spending. Last year on November 11, Alibaba notched a jaw-dropping USD $25.3 billion in just 24 hours of flash sales. In comparison, consumers in America spent USD $3.54 billion online on Black Friday.
Did you know that it’s not just the USA that has an Independence Day in July? Algeria has one too! That’s why I decided to create this Independence Day illustration, and now I want to show you how to create it.
“Eid al-Fitr”, which is often shortened to “Eid”, is the “festival of breaking fast”. It is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims across the world, to mark the end of the month-long fasting of Ramadan.
‘Hatta‘ is the name of the traditional square scarf that Middle Eastern men wear as a headdress.
Kolam is a form of drawing that is drawn by using rice flour/chalk/chalk powder/rock powder often using naturally/synthetically colored powders as Wikipedia says. A Kolam is a geometrical line drawing composed of curved loops, which is drawn around a grid pattern of dots. In South India it is widely practiced by female Hindu family members in front of their houses. More complex Kolams are drawn and colors are often added during holiday occasions and special events.
In this tutorial we will create a simple yet beautiful circular African pattern in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use basic shapes to create various spiritual symbols such as the ankh cross and cowrie shells. Then we’ll combine them into a neat composition, forming a seamless pattern that will fit perfectly as a wallpaper, prints, on a shirt, or any other things you would like to use this for. Let’s get started!